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PolyLogSimplify

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Simplify polylogarithms in an expression

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ResourceFunction["PolyLogSimplify"][expr]

transforms polylogarithm functions in expr, trying to either decrease the number of polylogarithm functions or convert combinations of them into more elementary functions.

Details and Options

A function that is essentially equivalent to ResourceFunction["PolyLogSimplify"] is used inside FullSimplify and FunctionExpand.

Examples

Basic Examples

Simplify an expression involving polylogarithms:

In[1]:=
ResourceFunction["PolyLogSimplify"][PolyLog[2, 1 - z] + PolyLog[2, z]]
Out[1]=

Requirements

Wolfram Language 11.3 (March 2018) or above

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